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Industry Advice

When it comes to understanding your preferred industry of interest, it’s important to learn the trends and guidelines from current and former industry professionals. At Northeastern, faculty members regularly answer the question: How do I find industry advice? With real-world experience and expertise, Northeastern faculty members weave real-world experience into the classroom. Here, we’ve compiled advice, articles, and how-to-guides to help guide your path toward learning more about your industry.

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September 15, 2016

Why You Should Consider a Career in Technical Writing

What is technical writing and how does it differ from other kinds of content? Northeastern alumna Kate Schneider, a senior technical writer at MadCap Software, explains.

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September 8, 2016

3 Flexible Ways Students Can Gain Today’s Most Sought-After Skills

What skills do today's employers want and how is Northeastern filling the gap in a way that isn't one size fits all?

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August 4, 2016

Factors to Consider When Enrolling in a Doctor of Education Program

Are you interested in earning your Doctor of Education? Past and present Northeastern students share candid advice and explain why they chose to enroll in the EdD program.

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July 29, 2016

5 Challenges Facing Criminal Justice Professionals Right Now

Explore the biggest challenges facing criminal justice professionals right now.

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July 22, 2016

3 Ways to Prevent Crime with Technology

Here are three ways technology is helping law enforcement and justice professionals stay ones step ahead of criminals.

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July 19, 2016

7 Tips for Becoming an Effective Networker

Knowing how to effectively network is key to building professional relationships. But where do you start? Here are seven tips to help you build and maintain your connections.

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July 7, 2016

Faculty Insights: How to Stay Current in Regulatory Affairs

Regulatory affairs professionals need to keep their knowledge base current, but how? Stephen Amato shares tips on the sources to follow in the regulatory affairs industry.

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June 21, 2016

Why This Alum Decided to Earn His Master's Degree in Computer Science

Alum Rick Keilty, senior software engineer at HourlyNerd, explains why he enrolled in Northeastern's Master of Science in Computer Science program and what the degree did for his career.

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June 15, 2016

Master’s Degree Comparison: Sports Leadership vs. Sports Management

What's the difference between sports leadership and sports management? Northeastern associate teaching professor Robert Prior breaks it down.

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June 11, 2016

5 Leadership Skills We Can Learn from 5 Great NFL Coaches

Robert M. Prior, EdD, a faculty member in the MS in Sports Leadership and MS in Leadership programs, shares five leadership lessons professionals can learn from successful NFL coaches.

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